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On Behalf Of The Horizon Prison Initiative Board

December 13, 2015 / Horizon Staff / Horizon News

The Horizon Prison Initiative is a proven multifaith program of transformation of hundreds of Ohio inmates and the prisons in which they are incarcerated. Horizon’s effectiveness earned the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s evaluation of “best practices.” This after 16 years, a significant reduction in inmate violence within the prisons and a recidivism rate […]

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Press Release: Horizon Graduates 137 Inmates in Three Ohio Prisons

June 11, 2015 / Horizon Staff / Horizon News

One hundred thirty-seven inmates incarcerated at Marion, Chillicothe, and London Correctional Institutions graduated from Horizon Prison Initiative’s 12 month prison program in June. A graduation ceremony was held in each institution in which family, friends, volunteers, and institution staff attended – followed by a luncheon. “Many believe that prisons are America’s junkyard,” says Jeff Hunsaker, […]

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Urban Faith Publishes Horizon

February 25, 2015 / Horizon Staff / Horizon News

Urban Faith is an evangelical-minded website of contemporary journalism that’s committed to biblical Christianity, social justice, and an irenic engagement with culture. Urban Faith  an extension of Urban Ministries Inc. (UMI), Katelin Hansen (@BTSFblog) is the editor of By Their Strange Fruit (BTSF), an online ministry facilitating justice and understanding across racial divides. BTSF explores […]

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Horizon Inmates Address Annual Church Conference

June 12, 2014 / Horizon Staff / Horizon News

On June 9th, Jeff Hunsaker, Horizon Executive Director, and three Horizon graduates addressed the United Methodist Church West Annual Conference. The half-hour presentation drew great praise from conference attendees. The conference was streamed live. View the one-half hour presentation at http://new.livestream.com/accounts/4268345/events/2997683 The presentation is the 8th live stream block down at the 1:11 time mark. […]

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Come and See Sermon

May 3, 2014 / Horizon Staff / Horizon News

Pastors Deb Steven and David Zeigel Of North Broadway UMC visited Marion Correctional Institution  last Tuesday, the Tuesday of Holy week to see the Horizon program. They came away as many are touch by what they witnessed God doing through the Horizon program. In Deb’s sermon on Easter Sunday she shares her experience at the […]

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What We Have Here Is A Failure To Connect

March 9, 2014 / Horizon Staff / Sprague Lecture Series

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow Mass Incarceration in an Age of Colorblindness, and James Logan, author of Good Punishment? Christian Moral Practice and U.S. Imprisonment, were the featured speakers at the Sprague Lecture Series Saturday, March 8th in Columbus. This year’s lecture series was titled Christian Ethics and the […]

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New Board Members Welcomed

March 6, 2014 / Horizon Staff / Horizon News

Horizon Prison Initiative is pleased to announce the addition of two new Horizon Board of Directors members – Christina Butler and Philip R. Moots. They will join the other members in setting the direction of Horizon’s future.

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